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Gamla Vinhusid Steakhouse

) #137 of 369 Restaurants in Reykjavik $$ - $$$ Steakhouse, European,
Laugavegur 73, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 565 1188
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Steakhouse, European, Scandinavian
$$ - $$$
Laugavegur 73, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

We were twice in this restaurant. We decided to take lamb steak, horse steak and whale steak. Everything was really delicious. The whale steak is the most incredibly thing I've ever eat. You have to try!

Thank NathalieeR
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Food and service were good. Our only complaint was how long it took for the food to arrive (restaurant wasn't that busy), however it arrived at similar time to a few of the other tables and the waitress did apologise immediately for the delay when...More

Thank Di G
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We went to Gamla on June 6th. When we entered one other couple was eating and another family was getting ready to leave. The rest of the restaurant was empty. We sat and asked what was the Happy Hour special. They said they didn't do...More

Thank Betty A
Ablexander B, General Manager at Gamla Vinhusid Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

I was lucky your female waitress. We here ate Gamla Vinhusið Steakhouse pride our selfs on making everything home made, that means taking longer time to make the food from scratch. Typically when ordering starters and then mains they will be served separately. First the...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

Cozy atmosphere. We were waitred by a very friendly and distinguished lady from France who was really nice. She advised us to take the passion fruit dessert and I did not regret it! Very good meat (i had the steak, my wife the burger) that...More

Thank Grand_Panda_1
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This was the only restaurant we visited in Reykjavik so I can't make any comparisons. The staff was friendly and attentive. The space was clean and comfortable. There were plenty of menu options available, and the prices seemed typical to what was shown on other...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Nice staff, amazing food, Good drinks, music playing, not the fanciest resturang but it got everything it needs

Thank Christian J
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The steak arrived very quickly (almost too quickly) so I was surprised that it was cold, I sent it back and again it came "warm" . How it could have gotten cold so quickly is my question. I have never been charged for having a...More

Thank GordonYoung
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Staff was wonderful, atmosphere was really nice and local people everywhere. The food was delicious! One of my companioins tried the whale and another tried the horse at the waiters suggestion. Both raved about it! I had a burger which was really awesome. They also...More

Thank barbs723lk
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice spot right on the main shopping street. There are a few steps down to the restaurant. We went there on the recommendation of a local saying they had the best steaks and horse steaks around. My son ordered horse and said it was surprisingly...More

Thank loganoc
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Food was lovely and staff were friendly... very quiet restaurant didn't need to wait too long for food and there is a statement on the menu that there could be a 20 min wait for puddings... so worth it!

Thank Grace R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, European, Scandinavian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laugavegur 73, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 565 1188
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